How Often Do You Feed ?

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  1. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Hi. I like all kinds of fish. I have a tropical tank, a salt water tank & even a tank for goldfiish.

    My question is, how often do you feed your fish ? I feed mine every other day. ( maybe a pinch or a little more ). Is that too little ; too much. What are your feelings ?

    Thanks.
     
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  3. swagger87

    swagger87 Zoanthid

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    I only have four little fish in my 55 saltwater so I feed once every other day. In my Fresh water tank I have one large Oscar and we feed him once a day.
     
  4. lunatik_69

    lunatik_69 Giant Squid

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    I have about 12 fish and I feed every day 2-3 frozen cubes.


    Luna
     
  5. somethingfish85

    somethingfish85 Skunk Shrimp

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    i feed 1 frozen cube a day spread over 2-3 feedings to my 9 fish and a couple of chunks of raw shrimp to my ray, the fish pick at what the ray doesnt eat
     
  6. Av8Bluewater

    Av8Bluewater Giant Squid

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    2 Cubes every other day for the fish.
    Seaweed everday if I'm home.

    I feed the corals a couple times a week... prolly about 1.5 cubes a week for that.
     
  7. dahos

    dahos Feather Duster

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    I like this post. I have been curious about others feeding habits vs livestock myself.

    I feed 1 to 1 1/2 frozen cubes of fish food and one frozen cube of cyclopeze for the corals every other day. I hang 1/3 of a strip of Nori on the opposite days. I also feed some pieces of raw shrimp to my two star fish and the sally lightfoot about 3 times a week. They fish may get a little of the shrimp hand fed to them if there is any left over but i dont put it in the tank for them to find.

    I have:

    Royal Gramma
    Red Scooter Blennie
    Blue Dot Jaw Fish
    Catalina Goby
    Neon Cleaner Goby
    diamond goby
    Watchman Goby
    True Percula Clownfish
    Sixline Wrasse
    Coral Beauty Angelfish
    Blue Hippo Tang
    Sailfin Tang
     
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  9. Av8Bluewater

    Av8Bluewater Giant Squid

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    Oh yeah, I have 15 fish. 2 big the rest small.
     
  10. yamaharider73

    yamaharider73 Kole Tang

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    I feed a few small pellets and a 2"x2" piece of seaweed everyday. every 2-3 days I replace the seaweed and pellets for small piece of mysis cube soaked in garlic. In another month or 2 when my tank is a little more established I will cut back to every other day.
     
  11. debasis_global

    debasis_global Astrea Snail

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    i feed everyday for my fishes and for anemone & star once in a week.
     
  12. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I feed my saltwater tank twice a day. Dry in the morning frozen at night. I feed my fresh tank every day in the evening and 3X week in the morning.